Perth, Western Australia — 28 Oct 1999 — Stairways Software Pty Ltd,
today announced the release of Anarchie 3.6.2 – the new version of the
premiere Macintosh Internet engine. Version 3.6 boasts new carbonized FTP &
HTTP functionality with transfer speed increases of as much as 30% on 3.5.
Anarchie 3.6 now offers the fastest Internet file transfer speeds of any
client available on the Mac OS platform!
NB: Anarchie 3.6.2 is a complete replacement of all previous versions
including Anarchie Pro 3.5, 3.0 and Anarchie 2.x/1.x. (The “Pro” extension
has been dropped from the name.)
New features in 3.6 (not in 3.5) include a new modern file transfer engine,
HTTP Authentication for accessing password-protected web sites, the ability
to test and report problems with Sherlock plugins, crash-proof transfer
resuming, transfer progress icons and much more.
The two download likes for Anarchie 3.6.2 are:
What is Anarchie?
Anarchie is the premiere Internet engine for the Macintosh, currently it is
used by over 500,000 Mac users. It lets you search and browse web & FTP
sites, upload or download files, mirror remote folders, download entire web
sites, edit remote files and find files using Sherlock plugins.
Anarchie integrates seamlessly with Netscape Navigator and Internet
Explorer. It makes the perfect controller for your web browser of choice,
to give you total control over the Internet with its many powerful features.
Anarchie is a mature, robust and reliable application suitable for all
Macintosh users from power-users to Internet novices.
Modern carbonized Internet engine. -NEW
Sherlock-compatible Internet searches.
(including a Sherlock plugin testing function) -NEW
Keychain support for storing passwords
Browser-like address navigation.
FTP upload and download files and folders
(now including VMS)
Web downloads – HTTP download files and web pages from web sites.
(including password-protected sites) -NEW
Mac OS 8 Finder-like listing windows.
Resume failed FTP and web transfers.
(even if you crash your Mac half-way through.) -NEW
Progress bar in Finder icons.
Mirror Upload – maintain your web or FTP site from a local folder.
Get Entire Web Site – download entire web sites.
Edit remote FTP files with BBEdit transparently.
Stairways Software Finder – find Mac software quickly.
Extensive Documentation, FAQ and Tips.
Support for Appearance and Themes.
Save passwords in bookmarks or in the Keychain.
Internet Config support.
Version control support.
Drag Manager support for easy interface with with Finder.
AppleScriptable and Recordable.
Switch web browsers to use Anarchie for FTP.
Apple Internet Access Detector actions to use Anarchie for FTP and
Internet Config override that maps HTTP files to Anarchie.
Proxy FTP (for FTP uploading and downloading).
Proxy Web (for web downloading and Mac Search).
MacBinary uploads and downloads.
Comes complete with bookmarks to many popular sites.
Supports UserLand’s MenuSharing.
Supports Marc Moini’s Smart Scroll.
What Other People Have Said About Anarchie
Nominated for the 1998 Editors’ Choice Award for Best Internet Client
Software, the most prestigious award in the Macintosh industry.
As seen on TV (MacNeil/Lehrer Show)
Outstanding Programming for a Shareware Product, USENet Macintosh
As demoed at several Apple World Wide Developers Conferences.
“I wouldn’t connect to the net without Anarchie!” – Carl B. Constantine.
“Anarchie is the best file transfer client available for Macintosh today –
bar none.” – David Blache, Metrowerks.
“When you’re working with upwards of 2GB of data and your only access is
via FTP, Anarchie provides the best batch file-transfer capabilities of any
file transfer client I’ve found” – Grant Bayley, The AusMac Archive.
“For most people, Anarchie is quite simply the best file transfer client
available on any platform.” – Adam Engst, TidBITS.
Anarchie 3.6 is shareware. You may download it and use it for free until
you decide if it is worth registering it. You may register online at
(http://orders.kagi.com/?PL). The current registration fee is 35 USD per
About Stairways Shareware
Stairways Shareware was founded in April 1995 by Peter N Lewis. Peter
started Stairways to distribute his extensive range of Macintosh Internet
applications. Peter was joined in Feb 1997 by Andrew Tomazos to help Peter
manage his product line. Stairways is best known for its flagship products
Anarchie, Assimilator and NetPresenz – and for co-authoring the public
Internet Config system. Stairways has always been a reliable source of
high-quality Macintosh software.
Please contact Andrew Tomazos (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions
about Anarchie or Stairways.
World Wide Web (http://www.stairways.com/)